Tag: determiners

92 How do you say 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 in words? 2015-06-23T12:00:57.417

43 "I hate red color" or "I hate red": why exactly is the first option ungrammatical 2014-11-17T15:37:46.320

32 "One of THOSE days" vs "one of THESE days" 2016-06-07T09:57:33.960

22 She does homework every day vs She does her homework every day vs She does the homework every day 2016-08-22T11:14:26.333

21 "the wife" instead of "my wife", are there any other contexts where a possessive pronoun gets replaced by a definite article? 2013-02-11T11:05:45.117

18 Is there a rule that prohibits us from using 2 possessives in a row? 2019-05-28T17:12:55.060

16 When is 'what' used for living beings? 2016-07-05T12:45:36.980

15 When to use "some" instead of "a" 2013-01-24T15:19:18.120

15 Why is there no article after "no" in "I have no car" 2020-05-24T10:39:18.257

14 Is it grammatically correct to say or to write "some brain"? 2015-06-11T20:30:00.970

14 (The) Putin's ratings shot up. Is the definite article allowed here? 2016-05-02T10:06:23.543

12 How do I know when to use "the" versus "a" versus "∅" as an article on a noun? 2013-09-18T09:36:45.430

12 "The" vs "that" 2017-10-03T10:26:41.110

11 psychologist John Hayes (THE, zero article before false titles) 2013-08-23T10:52:27.800

11 Can I say "This your pen is beautiful"? 2018-07-15T05:02:59.533

10 22% of (the/all) Americans: using articles and determiners after percentages 2014-12-05T15:48:15.227

10 Can "either" be used for more than two items? 2015-08-04T05:59:18.897

10 "A my friend", "A friend mine" 2017-03-03T16:37:57.007

9 an estimated 2 million people are/is 2014-12-23T11:41:41.343

9 Is "How much underwear?" okay? 2017-01-24T04:52:00.393

9 Can "few" be used as a subject? If so, what is the rule? 2019-03-18T07:29:45.020

8 When to use an article before "reason" 2014-02-21T13:22:53.797

8 "Some" and "Any"; countables and uncountable 2014-10-29T19:33:20.290

8 Are we to use any with plurals or singulars? 2016-12-14T11:53:30.237

7 Can "using" be also a preposition? 2016-11-05T07:09:32.297

7 When can we omit the preposition "of" in such cases? 2018-01-16T10:12:48.850

7 "Never attribute to malice THAT WHICH is adequately explained by stupidity" 2018-05-04T12:03:02.313

6 Should the noun be in singular or plural form after "some"? 2013-04-17T13:09:25.170

6 How can I point to the one shoe of my father's shoes? 2013-04-24T22:06:35.407

6 Can we say 'she got out of her/the bed’ with a determiner? 2014-06-17T07:57:26.583

6 One of the best gift / gifts in my life is love 2014-07-02T22:31:08.783

6 time expression + has/have 2014-12-21T08:46:23.653

6 These kind of/ this kind of/those kind of 2015-10-22T09:29:56.793

6 When can we use 'much' in affirmative clauses? 2017-02-13T08:17:03.877

6 A tricky "you" vs "your" vs "yours" when using conjunctions! 2017-03-09T13:04:38.060

6 Use of "the" and cardinals 2017-06-14T09:42:37.060

5 Comparing "the same ideas", "two similar ideas" and "two same ideas" 2013-04-09T20:52:14.607

5 Which is the head in "a number of boys"? 2013-07-16T14:16:37.380

5 Is it an option to put an indefinite article before a professional name? 2013-12-23T02:32:23.220

5 Can we use "to" before home, if we are using determiners (her, my, your etc.) before home? 2014-02-15T19:44:06.677

5 Maybe a typo mistake 2014-04-04T08:04:32.243

5 'not everyone is prepared' : Is 'not' a determiner? 2014-05-25T23:19:29.677

5 "much of the sights" or "many of the sights"? 2014-05-29T07:53:18.770

5 determiner phrase 2014-08-11T17:20:45.300

5 which vs what usage 2014-10-21T20:13:33.487

5 Is an expression like "How long does this letter take to arrive at London" unnatural? 2014-11-07T13:43:53.557

5 "This book and this pen" or "This book and pen"? 2015-01-10T07:27:50.117

5 "So much of X" or "So much X" 2015-01-30T07:28:24.560

5 Articles: "as leader" -- why not "as the leader"? 2015-10-02T20:58:24.650

5 Some words starting with vowels, preceded by 'an' instead or 'a' 2015-12-04T11:18:23.810

5 Is "no one of them seems grammatical" ungrammatical? Why? 2015-12-09T14:55:14.100

5 Any differences between "I didn't have many apples" and "I had few apples"? 2015-12-14T16:28:43.977

5 "People with messy handwriting have brain working faster than their hands" Why no determiner? 2016-04-08T18:45:25.330

5 "We have a game today" vs. "We have the game today" 2016-07-07T17:38:11.980

5 Can you use "the" + "both" + noun? 2016-12-20T05:37:15.443

5 A lovely three days or lovely three days 2017-03-13T18:05:21.210

5 "as much" vs "much" 2017-04-23T10:13:46.670

4 the price of a (the, zero article) traditional higher education 2013-07-28T17:17:22.193

4 Exxon and (∅, the) other oil majors 2013-08-02T12:04:10.257

4 (the, Ø) merger of two airlines 2013-08-23T08:08:44.100

4 "which" as relative determiner? 2014-08-17T15:09:03.277

4 Can 'any' and 'some' express mild asking? 2014-09-12T04:07:35.683

4 There are pens on the table. Some pens were brought by him 2014-11-23T15:44:57.637

4 Two particular usages of "all" 2015-02-26T15:54:36.157

4 both the men came in -- both men came in 2015-04-09T23:01:48.447

4 Why is "any" inappropriate here? 2015-05-19T17:20:18.670

4 Do I need "some" in "If the weather is not so good, I read a book or some news"? 2015-12-08T12:53:03.780

4 Is the use of an article (the) appropriate here? 2016-02-23T02:04:10.407

4 I rounded all the numbers vs. I rounded all numbers 2016-03-02T13:17:45.223

4 No Articles for countable and definable words 2016-08-29T02:01:33.993

4 Indefinite determiners for introducing an item in plural as new information 2017-09-28T23:35:43.137

4 Which is more appropriate to use in sentences like these, you or your? 2017-12-11T22:44:03.050

4 In "Carl's brother" is "Carl's" an adjective? 2019-02-15T20:03:43.790

4 When to use determiners after a preposition? 2019-03-11T16:24:26.527

4 How to describe a definite one of Picasso's paintings as well as an indefinite one of them? 2019-03-18T06:03:24.363

3 Why "the Australian Capital Territory" but not "the New South Wales"? 2013-03-09T06:29:24.433

3 Why is there no determiner before wife? 2013-05-06T00:55:45.270

3 Advertising propelled (the) radio 2013-07-28T09:26:45.077

3 why no article before G.D.P.? 2013-08-04T02:50:52.487

3 Is 'all of a' a determiner? 2013-10-14T11:50:17.900

3 'The' with noun expressions containing personal names 2013-12-11T08:39:26.373

3 these organizations or those organizations? 2014-01-11T05:49:12.490

3 Why "a" before "elements of a first step"? 2014-02-26T08:32:56.913

3 When does the determiner "each" modify the plural noun? 2014-05-07T04:01:39.840

3 America's top general, is this a specific one or one of top generals? 2014-09-16T23:29:03.257

3 Would anyone like a drink? 2014-09-28T23:35:33.160

3 "which soldier is me!” or “which soldier I am!” 2014-11-07T06:58:48.340

3 What's the difference between modifiers and determiners? 2014-11-24T04:16:06.107

3 Indefinite article "a/an" with plural count nouns? 2014-12-02T19:15:22.790

3 Stress in a sentence. Is "some" a determiner in "Get some sleep"? 2015-08-05T10:00:42.957

3 There's 'NO' my wallet - Is it right grammatically? 2015-08-18T12:50:11.807

3 "A little" Vs. "The little" (in reply to "Have you got any money?") 2015-11-06T09:51:16.723

3 "What all three famous men here were doing..." -- why is there no article if the men have been mentioned before? 2016-01-10T20:57:37.220

3 Can you say "a one thing?" 2016-01-28T01:39:44.653

3 "There is no" vs. "There is not" 2016-02-08T16:21:51.773

3 Some vs Little Water in specific cases 2016-04-15T17:11:20.260

3 "...or make the hints of a new particle disappear" -- why the indefinite article if the particle has already been mentioned? 2016-05-07T08:38:36.253

3 Quick questions about pronouns in a sentence 2016-05-15T13:24:37.717

3 Which one is better?: Do you need a/any/some help? 2016-06-21T10:15:40.580